The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior C# Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 126 146
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 25 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 46
Median daily rate £525 £613 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +3.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (80.00%) .NET
3 31 (68.89%) SQL
4 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
4 29 (64.44%) Finance
5 21 (46.67%) TDD
5 21 (46.67%) WCF
6 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.00%) MVC
6 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
7 17 (37.78%) Banking
8 16 (35.56%) WPF
9 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
10 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
10 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (26.67%) HTML
12 11 (24.44%) OO
12 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
12 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
13 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (22.22%) SOA
13 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (20.00%) Scrum
14 9 (20.00%) Windows
14 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 9 (20.00%) REST
15 8 (17.78%) Task Parallel Library

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.22%) DataSynapse
1 1 (2.22%) FileNet
1 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.67%) Power BI
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Redis
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) NUnit
2 6 (13.33%) MSTest
3 3 (6.67%) Build Forge
3 3 (6.67%) CruiseControl
3 3 (6.67%) Hudson
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Moq
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (64.44%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Front Office
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 21 (46.67%) WCF
3 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
4 16 (35.56%) WPF
5 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (26.67%) HTML
8 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
8 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
9 9 (20.00%) REST
10 8 (17.78%) Task Parallel Library
11 7 (15.56%) HTML5
12 6 (13.33%) CSS
12 6 (13.33%) Web Services
13 4 (8.89%) RESTful
14 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (6.67%) JPA
14 3 (6.67%) jQuery
14 3 (6.67%) JSON
14 3 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.89%) Reinsurance
2 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.67%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
4 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) TDD
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
4 11 (24.44%) OO
5 10 (22.22%) SOA
6 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.33%) MVVM
8 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.89%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.89%) OOP
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) ETL
10 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.44%) RAD
11 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (68.89%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MBA
3 1 (2.22%) CFA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.67%) Infragistics
4 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus
5 1 (2.22%) Solace
5 1 (2.22%) Telerik
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago